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Miami Gardens teen killed in early morning shooting

A Miami Gardens teenager died after being shot several times early Friday morning.

Joshua Cadet, 16, was in critical condition and died from his injuries later Friday afternoon. Police arrived at 18000 NW 7th Pl. at about 12:45 a.m. and found 16-year-old with several gunshot wounds. He was taken to Hollywood Memorial Hospital by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue.

Police have not released any information on potential suspects.

In April, 17-year-old Roderick Sweeting was shot and killed in his apartment complex as he walked home from the bus stop after school.

Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho tweeted about Cadet’s shooting Friday morning.